Kannai Station

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Kannai Station

関内駅
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Kannai Station platform
Location 1-1 Minato-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Naka, Yokohama, Kanagawa
(横浜市中区港町一丁目1)
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code B17
History
Opened 1964
Traffic
Passengers (FY2008) 57,410 (JR)
22,325 (Blue Line) daily

Kannai Station (関内駅, Kannai-eki) is a railway station in Naka-ku, Yokohama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the Yokohama Municipal Subway.

Lines[edit]

Kannai Station is served by the Negishi Line with through services to and from the Keihin-Tōhoku Line and Yokohama Line. It lies 3.0 km from the terminus of the Negishi Line at Yokohama Station and 62.1 km from the terminus of the Keihin-Tōhoku Line at Ōmiya Station. It is also served by the Yokohama Subway Blue Line, and is 19.7 km from the terminus of the Blue Line at Shōnandai.

Station layout[edit]

JR Kannai Station is an elevated station with two opposed side platforms, connected to the station building below by underpasses. The Yokohama Municipal Subway Blue Line Station is located on the 2nd & 3rd underground floors, north of the main station. It has two island platforms serving three tracks. Platform 1 is not used due to the curvature of the line, and there is no corresponding track. Platforms 2 and 4 are in use, and Platform 3 is not in use for embarking or disembarking passengers but only for storage.

JR Kannai Platforms[edit]

1 Negishi Line for Isogo and Ōfuna
2 Keihin-Tohoku Line for Yokohama, Tokyo, and Ōmiya
Yokohama Line for Shin-Yokohama, Nagatsuta, Machida, and Hachiōji

Blue Line Platforms[edit]

2 Blue Line for Kamiōoka, Totsuka, and Shōnandai
3 Not in use, only for storage
4 Blue Line for Yokohama, Shin-Yokohama, and Azamino

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Keihin-Tōhoku Line—Negishi Line
Sakuragichō - Ishikawachō
Yokohama Subway Blue Line (Line1, Line 3) (B17)
Kamiōoka (B11)   Rapid   Sakuragichō (B18)
Isezaki-Chōjamachi (B16)   Local   Sakuragichō (B18)

History[edit]

Kannai Station was opened on May 9, 1964 as a station on the Japanese National Railways (JNR). The Yokohama Municipal Subway began operations to Kannai Station from September 4, 1976. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR in 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°26′36″N 139°38′14″E / 35.44333°N 139.63722°E / 35.44333; 139.63722